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Plan A to B to C: Chicago canceled, Rent canceled, pre-show traditions stay alive

Although the show has been canceled, the musical participates shared many happy memories together.

Elle Chen, Production Manager

May 15, 2020

This Friday, May 15, would have been the Upper School Spring Musical’s opening night for "Chicago". But due to the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak, all "Chicago" performances have officially been canceled.

[DANCE MOVES] TikTok recreates memories

Annika Rock, RubicOnline

February 24, 2020

Students used TikTok to make dances to musicals and recreate dances, like the Renegade.

Iowa caucus trip offers insights into political process

A Buttigieg campaign precinct member holds up a sign at Decorah High School, the site of a caucus.

Melissa Nie, Director of RubicOnline

February 6, 2020

Students saw Sen. Amy Klobuchar speak and observed caucus precincts across Decorah.

[THEATER REVIEW] Audiences go mad for fall play

[THEATER REVIEW] Audiences go mad for fall play

Charlie Johnson, The Rubicon

December 17, 2019

Laughter echoed through the school as the Upper School put on the first theater production of the year: The Madwoman of Chaillot.

History of Thought (Ep 1): Ethics and Academic Honesty

History of Thought is a weekly podcast series.

Sameer Bijwadia, Contributor

December 12, 2019

Senior Sameer Bijwadia explores how ethical students perceive themselves near midterm exams.

First round of Cum Laude Award recipients announced

Senior Tommy Allen studies and does homework in the upper library.

Tommy Verhey, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

The first round of Cum Laude Award winners were announced earlier this month. Winners were chosen based on their GPA and extracurriculars.

[EPISODE 2] Fall Play Behind the Scenes: Rehearsal

Henry Burkhardt, Photo / Video

October 15, 2019

Rehearsals have now started for the Upper School Fall Play, The Madwomen of Chaillot. The play will premiere on Nov. 22 in the Huss Center.  

PHOTO STORY: Pep Fest highlights Spartan spirit

Junior Luka Shaker-Check yells into the microphone after he and his partner, junior Liam Lynch, won the ping-pong championship.

Liv Larsen, RubicOnline

October 2, 2019

The annual homecoming Pep Fest happened on Friday, Sept. 27. Various activities included grade versus grade relay races, ping-pong finals, dodgeball finals, and team captain challenges.